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Perovskia 'Crazy Blue'

Low maintenance, drought resistant and with foliage that’s just as much of a feature as the flowers, Russian sage is a staple of every sunny border. Perovskia ‘Crazy Blue’ is a relatively compact variety boasting upright spires of lilac-blue flowers in summer and early autumn,…  More Info

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Patio Container Collection

…Stripes Mixed' - These undemanding and free-flowering bedding plants tolerate drought or windy coastal sites with ease.* Verbena 'Quartz Mixed' - Early flowering, brightly coloured verbena with excellent mildew resistance. * Geranium 'Jackpot Mixed' - Masses of colourful single blooms on neat…  More Info

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Centranthus ruber 'Albus'

Valerian plants are ideal for gardens with poor soils. Centranthus ruber ?Albus' are drought resistant and flower continually throughout the summer. They grow well at the base of walls and are also a popular garden plant for gardeners with homes on the coast, with salty winds and open exposure.…  More Info

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Agapanthus 'Bluestorm'

…of soft violet flowers are carried on stiff stems making this a superb cut flower. The strap-like, semi evergreen foliage is resilient and drought resistant - just perfect for filling patio containers or creating low maintenance ground cover in sunny borders. Height: 76cm (30). Spread: 50cm (20).  More Info

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Agastache 'Morello'

…in deep pink which provide striking vertical accents to borders. It also looks fabulous in containers where the aromatic foliage can be enjoyed at close quarters. This long flowering perennial is drought resistant, enjoying well drained, poor soil and full sun. Height: 75cm (30). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Peperomia caperata 'Rosso'

…conditions, Peperomia caperata ‘Rosso’ is perfect for the office or shadier areas. The fleshy foliage of this tropical succulent is drought resistant making it easy to look after. Peperomia ‘Rosso’ forms a neat rosette of dark green, glossy leaves that are deeply grooved.…  More Info

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Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley Baby'

…the stems with pink-tinged white petals surrounding a rosy pink eye. Fantastic in patio containers, these are hard to beat for endurance, drought resistance (once established), ease of growing and sheer flower power! Height: 75cm (30) Spread: 60cm (24). Culinary information: Some parts of these…  More Info

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Euphorbia characias 'Glacier Blue'

…cream-green flowers rise above the neat mounds of variegated foliage for a long-lasting and colourful display through to early summer. With drought resistance and a compact habit, Euphorbia ?Glacier Blue? is perfect for low-maintenance borders, and the exotic-looking flowers are a great source of…  More Info

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Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow'

…cooler months of the year. Clusters of exotic-looking lime green flowers appear from spring through to early summer for added interest. With drought resistance and a compact habit, Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow' is perfect for the front of low-maintenance borders or containers on the patio. Try cutting a…  More Info

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Potato 'Desiree'

…versatility in the kitchen - roast, bake, boil or mash it. This well loved variety is reliable in the garden too with particularly good drought resistance. Height and spread: 60cm (24). Useful links: How to plant and grow potatoes We secure the earliest, freshest lifted tubers to start our potato…  More Info

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Armeria 'Ballerina Lilac'

A favourite for use in rockeries and coastal gardens thanks to its inbuilt drought resistance, salt-tolerance and windproof blooms and foliage, we’ve selected this extra large-flowered sea thrift variety for planting in your summer bedding schemes and containers. Armeria 'Ballerina Lilac' is a…  More Info

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Helianthemum 'Golden Queen'

…The dainty blooms, which are a magnet for pollinators, blanket a neat mound of fine evergreen foliage. This hardy rock rose is easy to grow, drought resistant and low maintenance, thriving in dry, sandy soils. It looks fantastic in combination with other drought-tolerant Mediterranean plants such as…  More Info

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Baptisia 'Decadence Blueberry Sundae'

…planting. The flowers are highly attractive to bees and other beneficial insects making it perfect for wildlife-friendly gardens too. Baptisia 'Decadence Blueberry Sundae' thrives in poor, free-draining soils and is drought resistant once established. Height: 90cm (35in). Spread: 75cm (30in).  More Info

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Baptisia 'Decadence Dark Chocolate'

…prairie planting. The flowers are highly attractive to bees and other beneficial insects making it perfect for wildlife-friendly gardens too. Baptisia 'Decadence Dark Chocolate' thrives in poor, free-draining soils and is drought resistant once established. Height: 90cm (35in). Spread: 75cm (30in).  More Info

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Baptisia 'Decadence Pink Lemonade'

…prairie planting. The flowers are highly attractive to bees and other beneficial insects making it perfect for wildlife-friendly gardens too. Baptisia 'Decadence Pink Lemonade' thrives in poor, free-draining soils and is drought resistant once established. Height: 90cm (35in). Spread: 75cm (30in).  More Info

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Baptisia 'Decadence Pink Truffles'

…prairie planting. The flowers are highly attractive to bees and other beneficial insects making it perfect for wildlife-friendly gardens too. Baptisia 'Decadence Pink Truffles' thrives in poor, free-draining soils and is drought resistant once established. Height: 90cm (35in). Spread: 75cm (30in).  More Info

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Baptisia 'Decadence Vanilla Cream'

…prairie planting. The flowers are highly attractive to bees and other beneficial insects making it perfect for wildlife-friendly gardens too. Baptisia 'Decadence Vanilla Cream' thrives in poor, free-draining soils and is drought resistant once established. Height: 90cm (35in). Spread: 75cm (30in).  More Info

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Phormium 'Black Velvet'

A tough, drought-resistant grass which loves an exposed location. The jet-black swords of 'Black Velvet' can be used to great contrasting effect with your favourite cottage garden plants and seasonal bedding. For a really contemporary look, grow this black New Zealand flax in aluminium pots or white…  More Info

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Lavender Angustifolia Essence Purple

Long-blooming, drought-resistant and easy to grow, lavender is a staple of every sunny garden. Lavender angustifolia ‘Essence Purple’ is a particularly early-flowering variety, forming dense, rounded clumps of greyish green aromatic foliage that retain their shape well and provide…  More Info

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Phlox 'Pharao Blue Eye'

…'Pharao Blue Eye' will thrive in the driest of soils, producing an impenetrable mat of flowers, suppressing weeds and resisting drought! The detailed eye on each gleaming white flower sets this stunning, evergreen drought tolerant perennial apart from the crowd. Height: 15cm (6). Spread: 50cm (20).  More Info

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Penstemon 'Pensham Czar'

…of tubular lilac flowers with broad satiny white throats. Blooming all summer long and well into autumn, Penstemon Czar perseveres through rain or drought, and is slug resistant too. A classic cottage garden plant for well drained borders and patio containers. Height: 90cm (36). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Sedum takesimense 'Atlantis'

…low, spreading growth habit, Sedum takesimense 'Atlantis' forms a wide cushion of foliage over time, making excellent ground cover. Plant this drought resistant perennial in a sunny spot for the best display, although it will also tolerate partial shade. Ideal for creating a focal point at the front…  More Info

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Blues Colour Collection

…spikes of lilac flowers, loved by bees, may be produced in summer. RHS AGM. Thrives in full sun and a free-draining soil, showing good drought resistance. Height and spread: 70cm (28).* Thymus ?Silver Posie? ? a very attractive variegated thyme that excels as an ornamental as well as an edible.…  More Info

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Penstemon 'Sweet Cherry'

…foliage and continue well into autumn, long after other plants have started to fade. Penstemons are undemanding and easy to grow hardy perennials, and tolerate almost any position in the garden, withstand rain or drought, and even resist damage from slugs. Height: 60cm (24). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Perovskia 'Blue Spire'

…Perovskia 'Blue Spire', a Russian Sage plant, is similar to Lavender. Its foliage is silvery and aromatic, it thrives in the sun and is drought resistant, it has lilac blue flowera on stems, it is loved by bees and butterflies and looks great planted en masse in blocks or lines. The main differences…  More Info

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Agapanthus Trio

…of soft violet flowers are carried on stiff stems making this a superb cut flower. The strap-like, semi evergreen foliage is resilient and drought resistant - just perfect for filling patio containers or creating low maintenance ground cover in sunny borders. Height: 76cm (30"). Spread: 50cm…  More Info

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Boysenberry

…or turned into jams and pies. Behaving like a blackberry but thornless, the Boysenberry bears fruit on long canes which can be trained over trellis, arches, fences or wire supports. Adaptable and easy, this strong hybrid berry is drought and disease resistant. Height: 1.5m (59in). Spread: 2m (79in).  More Info

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Penstemon 'Pensham Amelia Jayne'

…of the year. Penstemon are valuable garden plants not only for their long flowering season, but also for their resistance to drought. The Pensham Penstemons have semi-evergreen foliage, looking good in the border all year round, and they are also slug resistant. Height: 90cm (36). Spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Sunpatiens 'Candy Purple'

Enjoy Busy Lizzies in the sun! The SunPatiens® series are bedding plant superheroes: Heat and drought tolerant, early flowering, long blooming and disease resistant – these vigorous plants thrive anywhere. SunPatiens® 'Candy Purple' are dense and well branching, forming neat domes…  More Info

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Sunpatiens 'Candy Red'

Enjoy Busy Lizzies in the sun! The SunPatiens® series are bedding plant superheroes: Heat and drought tolerant, early flowering, long blooming and disease resistant – these vigorous plants thrive anywhere. SunPatiens® 'Candy Red' are dense and well branching, forming neat domes ablaze…  More Info

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Zinnia marylandica 'Double Zahara Strawberry'

…market. Large, fully double blooms in a vivid strawberry colour are produced in abundance on compact, low-growing plants. With good heat and drought tolerance and excellent disease resistance, these exciting annuals need little maintenance to put on a fabulous display. Height and spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Zinnia 'Double Zahara Strawberry'

…market. Large, fully double blooms in a vivid strawberry colour are produced in abundance on compact, low-growing plants. With good heat and drought tolerance and excellent disease resistance, these exciting annuals need little maintenance to put on a fabulous display. Height and spread: 45cm (18).  More Info

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Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum'

Known as the Golden Privet, Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' is a resilient and easy to grow evergreen shrub with yellow leaves, marked green in the centre. A dense growth habit and tolerance to pruning make this striking Privet an excellent choice for evergreen hedges. Golden Privet is also a…  More Info

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Phlomis tuberosa 'Bronze Flamingo'

Phlomis tuberosa 'Bronze Flamingo' is an unusual but hardworking pink phlomis variety that is ideal for sunny borders, gravel gardens and prairie planting. Whorls of mauve-pink or soft lilac flowers are held at intervals along the stiff, upright stems, which themselves are a striking reddish purple.…  More Info

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Erysimum 'Winter Orchid'

Erysimum 'Winter Orchid' is a must-have variety – dark red petals transition to velvety purple creating a bicoloured contrast which is simply gorgeous. One of the first flowers to inject colour into the garden in spring, and one of the last to bow out at the end of summer – the flower…  More Info

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Euphorbia myrsinites

Euphorbia myrsinites is a beautiful addition to rockeries, gravel gardens, coastal gardens and dry, sun-baked spots. This hardy perennial forms trailing stems of pointed greyish leaves, arranged in a geometric whorl around the stem. Acid green flowers emerge at the tips of the stems in spring to…  More Info

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Cupressus sempervirens 'Pyramidalis'

An iconic tree whose simple symmetry creates bold punctuation marks in the landscape. Although associated with Mediterranean style, and especially Tuscan panoramas, the classic appeal of Cupressus sempervirens ‘Pyramidalis’ enhances any modern garden. Slow-growing, drought-resistant and…  More Info

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Rose rugosa 'Admiration' (Rugosa Rose)

Very fragrant, semi-double to double pink flowers with contrasting golden stamens from July to September. Rose ‘Admiration’ is a vigorous rugosa rose, forming a compact, bushy shrub with thorny branches and matt, strongly veined foliage. Generous crops of decorative, red-orange fruits…  More Info

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Calibrachoa 'Tiger Eye'

A glowing palette of gold flushed with peach and accented with a carmine throat. Calibrachoa ‘Tiger Eye’ delivers a fantastic display on its own, its profusion of blooms pouring non-stop from hanging baskets and containers from spring through to autumn. Alternatively, pair its trailing…  More Info

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Sunpatiens 'Candy Duo'

Enjoy Busy Lizzies in the sun! The SunPatiens® series are bedding plant superheroes: Heat and drought tolerant, early flowering, long blooming and disease resistant – these vigorous plants thrive anywhere. Plants are dense and well branching, forming neat domes ablaze with sparkling…  More Info

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Pelargonium 'Pinki Pinks'

…equally well on its own as a specimen plant or as a filler in a mixed container. Despite its delicate looks, this star performer is drought tolerant and wind resistant, making it a great choice for exposed sites and coastal gardens. Height: 35cm (14”). Spread: 30cm (12”). Plant height…  More Info

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Erysimum Duo

This Erysimum Duo delivers a dazzling kaleidoscope of multi-coloured blooms for months. Each flower changes as it matures, morphing through various shades so that at any one time plants are covered in blooms at various stages, creating a tapestry of colour. Erysimum ‘Artist Paintbox’…  More Info

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Erysimum 'Trio'

This trio of perennial wallflowers will be some of the first flowers to colour your garden in spring, continuing for weeks until late summer. Each flower changes colour as it matures, morphing through various shades so that at any one time plants are covered in blooms at various stages, creating a…  More Info

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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

…clusters, with lingering summer displays of trumpet-like blossoms. Penstemon 'Husker Red' fights through both rain and drought, as well as being exceptionally slug resistant. Penstemon are tough, classic cottage garden plants which will flower throughout the summer months and into autumn. Height…  More Info

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Potato 'Setanta'

…maincrop variety produces a high yield of medium sized, oval tubers with red skins and medium-yellow flesh. With higher drought tolerance than other varieties and good resistance to pests and diseases, including potato blight, 'Setanta' is an ideal choice for organic gardeners. Height and spread:…  More Info

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Penstemon 'Pensham Arctic Fox'

The Pensham Series of penstemons are characterised by sturdy, prolific plants, stamina over a long flowering season, and resistance to drought and slug damage. Penstemon 'Pensham Arctic Fox' is an exquisitely elegant variety producing spikes of small, pure white tubular flowers from midsummer to…  More Info

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Distylium 'Vintage Jade'

Pest and disease resistant, tolerant to heat and drought, and superbly hardy, Distylium is a relatively unknown evergreen that provides an excellent alternative to box and other low-maintenance shrubs. With layered branches, Distylium ‘Vintage Jade’ forms a low, spreading shrub with…  More Info

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Amber Shades Basket

…varieties have been selected for their excellent garden performance, forming fast-growing, compact mounds which are free flowering, drought tolerant and weather resistant. Simply hang up your pre-planted baskets and they'll quickly fill out, pouring gorgeous blooms all summer long. Amber Shades…  More Info

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Coreopsis 'Solar Jewel'

…feature bigger, more abundant flowers and healthy foliage on plants which have been selected for their high disease resistance. Should we have another summer of heat and drought, these Coreopsis will cope admirably. Unfussy about soil, the Solar series tolerates poor, sandy sites in full sun.…  More Info

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Coreopsis 'Solar Fancy'

…feature bigger, more abundant flowers and healthy foliage on plants which have been selected for their high disease resistance. Should we have another summer of heat and drought, these Coreopsis will cope admirably. Unfussy about soil, the Solar series tolerates poor, sandy sites in full sun.…  More Info

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Coreopsis 'Solar Moon'

…feature bigger, more abundant flowers and healthy foliage on plants which have been selected for their high disease resistance. Should we have another summer of heat and drought, these Coreopsis will cope admirably. Unfussy about soil, the Solar series tolerates poor, sandy sites in full sun.…  More Info

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Armeria maritima

…evergreen, grassy foliage is highly resistant to salt-spray. It forms neat clumps from which spring pink pom-pom flowers on slender stems from April to July. This reliable perennial is ideal for coastal gardens, rock gardens and patio containers where it is drought tolerant once established.…  More Info

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Anthemis Tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise'

…June produces a generous display of creamy yellow daisies with darker centres held on long stems, giving it a delightfully informal appearance. Its flowering coincides beautifully with salvias and nepeta. Slug and snail resistant and a magnet for pollinators. Height: 60cm (24?). Spread: 45cm (18?)  More Info

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Lavender 'Sensational'

…stems above tight mounds of silver foliage. With stiffer, thicker stems than other varieties, Lavender ‘Sensational’ is very weather resistant and excellent for cutting and drying. Flowering from summer through to autumn, it is a perfect addition to a sunny front-of-the-border spot, as a…  More Info

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Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica 'Alba'

…lasting from spring to summer and often into autumn. They also have an unusual pearly quality which makes the whole plant shimmer in the sunshine. Drought tolerant once established, Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica ‘Alba’ makes a superb choice for a sunny gravel garden or Mediterranean…  More Info

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Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet'

…to grow and look great in most parts of the garden. The plants are grow quickly in patio pots, as hedging or groundcover. This vibrant plant is resistant to bad weather and is drought-tolerant. This wonderful shrub is perfect novice gardeners and for small gardens. Height and Spread: 60cm (24).  More Info

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Agapanthus 'Emerald Ice'

…greenish flowers, deepening to emerald at their base, are densely packed into each umbel above bright green, strappy, semi-evergreen foliage. Resistant to pests and diseases and winter hardy to -10°C, this low-maintenance water-saving perennial is ideal for drought-prone perennial borders and…  More Info

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Stachys byzantina 'Big Ears'

With even bigger, furry ‘Bunny’s Ears’, it is hard not to resist stroking this tactile plant. Stachys byzantina ‘Big Ears’ sports larger leaves than other varieties and taller flower spikes. The evergreen leaves are a little greener than smaller Stachys, but still have…  More Info

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Coral Falls Basket

…varieties have been selected for their excellent garden performance, forming fast-growing, compact mounds which are free flowering and weather resistant. Simply hang up your pre-planted baskets and they’ll quickly fill out, showering the patio with gorgeous blooms all summer long. Amber Shades…  More Info

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Geranium Cloud Collection

…new hardy geranium. Forms a bushy mound of dark green finely cut foliage and stems of vibrant purple flowers which bloom from June to October. Drought and temperature tolerant, this Geranium combines well with other herbaceous plants in a garden border but is equally happy in a large container.…  More Info

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